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Bogus illness claims costing holiday firms £240m 12 Oct 5:31pm Bogus illness claims costing holiday firms £240m
Bogus illness claims are costing British tour operators up to £240m a year and driving up the cost of holidays for everyone, according to the Association of British Travel Agents.
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UK faces gridlocked future, Lord Adonis warns 12 Oct 3:00pm UK faces gridlocked future, Lord Adonis warns
The UK faces a tainted future of gridlock on the roads, railways and in the skies, as well as slower broadband and worse air quality, according to the man who advises the Government on infrastructure projects.
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Scotsman owner faces battle over EGM demand 12 Oct 1:30pm Scotsman owner faces battle over EGM demand
The second-largest investor in Johnston Press, the owner of The Scotsman and i newspapers, will next week ignite a battle for control of its board by demanding a shareholder meeting to oust its chairman.
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Weak pound helps FTSE 100 to record close 12 Oct 12:13pm Weak pound helps FTSE 100 to record close
The FTSE 100 has closed at a record high thanks to a fall in the pound on jitters over the progress of Brexit talks.
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Lenders plan to cut back consumer credit 12 Oct 11:33am Lenders plan to cut back consumer credit
Banks and building societies are planning to rein in unsecured consumer loans at the sharpest rate since the depths of the recession, according to a Bank of England survey.
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Sky investors back reappointment of chairman 12 Oct 10:26am Sky investors back reappointment of chairman
Shareholders of Sky plc, the owner of Sky News, have voted to reappoint James Murdoch as chairman of Europe's largest pay-TV broadcaster.
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Google sought $1bn settlement from Uber 12 Oct 8:25am Google sought $1bn settlement from Uber
Google's sister company Waymo sought $1bn (£760m) from Uber in settlement talks over the alleged theft of self-driving technology, it has been reported.
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Just Eat takeover of Hungryhouse gets the nod 12 Oct 5:25am Just Eat takeover of Hungryhouse gets the nod
The merger of online food takeaway delivery rivals Just Eat and Hungryhouse is on course to be cleared following a provisional ruling by the competition regulator.
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Game of Thrones aids 51% leap in Sky customers 12 Oct 2:43am Game of Thrones aids 51% leap in Sky customers
Sky plc has reported "strong growth" in revenue and profits in its first quarter - with customer growth rising 51% on the same period a year ago.
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National living wage helps 300,000 out of low pay 12 Oct 1:13am National living wage helps 300,000 out of low pay
The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.
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Italian brand Gucci announces fur-free future 12 Oct 1:02am Italian brand Gucci announces fur-free future
Italian fashion house Gucci has announced it will stop using fur from next year.
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